Benefits Of Wound Dressing Care at Home
- No long waiting hours at the hospital or clinic for simple procedures
- No hustle bustle of the hospital environment
- Is tailored to individual needs – customized care plans
- Works in partnership with existing structures and services
- Reduces the risk of hospital acquired infections
- Offers choice and control over one’s care
- Without compromising outcomes, a cost-effective, clinically-driven service is provided in the comfort of ones’ home.
- Family participation – a significant advantage of home care is the opportunity for family and friends to be a larger part of care.
- Family education – care-givers can provide health education at home easily because patients are not under stress and have enough time.
- Quick healing – awareness of the family as also a comfortable and safe home environment helps in faster healing.
- Following all the specific precautions prevents complications.
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A Wound, Whether It’s A Tiny Cut Or A Serious One, Requires Immediate Attention. The Wound Must Be Cared For And Dressed If It Is Not A Minor Damage. Dressings Make It Easier To Keep The Proper Moisture Balance For Wound Healing. Treatment At Home Ensures That You Can Receive Medical Care In The Privacy Of Your Own Home. Clinical Competence Is Prioritized, Together With A Superior Patient Experience At An Accessible Price. Wound Dressing Care Services At Home Would A Great Opportunity For Our Patients. Here Are Some Purposes Of Wound Dressing:
To Relieve Pain
To Put Pressure On Bleeding And Congestion
Immobilize The Injured Part Of The Body
To Protect Wounds And Surrounding Tissues
To Promote Moist Wound Healing
So, Please Do Not Let Yourself Hurt Or Wounded, Just Contact Us And We Will Be There To Cure Your Wound.
Wound Type & Dressing Options
- Dry necrotic wound – moisture retention, e.g., hydrocolloid, semi-permeable
- Slough covered wounds – moisture retention and fluid absorption, e.g., hydrocolloid, alginate
- Infected wound – avoid semi occlusive dressings. Consider alginate or hydrocolloid, if high exudate.
- Graze, abrasions – clean: film, tulle, fixation sheet or dry
- Graze, abrasions – soiled: dry or tulle
- Puncture wounds or bites – open or dry
- Laceration: sutured lacerations – open or dry, consider paper tape support after suture removal.
- Burn: minor burns – film, medicated tulle, fixation sheet
- Burn: major or requiring admission, e.g., special areas burns – plastic wrap prior to surgical review, medicated tulle
- Chronic wounds, e.g., ulcers, PEG sites etc. – hydrocolloid, alginate, foam
Types Of Wound Dressing
Hydrocolloid dressing: Hydrocolloid dressings are used on burns, light to moderately draining wounds, necrotic wounds, under compression wraps, pressure ulcers and venous ulcers.
Hydrogel dressing: This type of dressing is for wounds with little to no excess fluid, painful wounds, necrotic wounds, pressure ulcers, donor sites, second degree or higher burns and infected wounds.
Alginate dressing: Alginate dressings are used for moderate to high amounts of wound drainage, venous ulcers, packing wounds and pressure ulcers in stage III or IV.
Collagen dressing: A collagen dressing can be used for chronic or stalled wounds, ulcers, bed sores, transplant sites, surgical wounds, second degree or higher burns and wounds with large surface areas.
Foam dressing: For wounds of varying degrees of severity, foam dressings work very well, as well as for injuries that exhibit odours.
Transparent dressing: Transparent dressings are useful when medical professionals or carers want to monitor wound healing, as these dressings cover the wound with a clear film.
Cloth/gauze dressing: Cloth dressings are the most commonly used dressings, often used to protect open wounds or areas of broken skin. They are suitable for minor injuries such as grazes, cuts or areas of delicate skin.
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